Fantastic 4th Grade
Week of February 15, 2016
4th Grade Instagram Page
4th grade has an Instagram page and we would like for you to follow us! We are only allowing parents to follow our page. If you have an Instagram page, please send me your username so I can identify you after you request access to our private page. The fourth grade page is called "Hedgcoxe_2017" and we can't wait for you to see the pictures that we post on our page!
Instagram Username: Hedgcoxe_2017
FRIDAY is the last day of the Early Bird Special!
Yearbooks are now on sale! The Early Bird Special is currently running and yearbooks are $25.00 until February 19th! After February 19th the price will increase to $30.00. Yearbook Order Forms were sent home last week, please be sure to make all checks payable to Hedgcoxe Elementary. NEW THIS YEAR: The deadline to order yearbooks online is April 8th. If we are not sold out, yearbooks will be available for purchase after that date by check or cash only. Yearbooks are already selling so don’t wait, get yours today!
To order online please go to ybpay.lifetouch.com
Six Flags Read to Succeed Program
Hedgcoxe is participating in the Six Flags Read to Succeed program. Students can earn a free ticket to Six Flags by completing 6 hours, or 360 minutes, of recreational reading. Be sure to use the attached reading log to document time spent reading. A parent letter is also attached that gives more information about the program. Reading logs are due to teachers by February 26th.
Reading / Social Studies: Unit 4 Week 5
Next week, students will review the following skills:
Skill: Author’s Perspective
Skills Review: Fact and Opinion
Genre Review:: Repetition and Personification
Vocabulary: Word Parts (Suffixes)
I can draw conclusions about the significance of conflict.
I can write a persuasive essay about the significance of conflict.
Students will be writing a persuasive essay in class.
Students will be studying words with Diphthongs /oi/ and /ou/ and the test is scheduled for Friday, February 12.
Monday- No Homework
Tuesday- Writing Packet Section 24
Wednesday-Writing Packet Section 25
Thursday-Writing Packet Section 26
Comparative and Superlative
Comparative and Superlative
Author's Purpose Game
The mathematical focus is representing and generating fractions to solve problems. Students will represent fractions as a sum of unit fractions, decompose fractions into a sum of fractions, determine fraction equivalence, represent fractions and decimals on a number line, and estimate and solve addition and subtraction problems involving fractions with equal denominators.
Students begin to think about the water cycle and weather patterns.
Students collect and record weather data in order to understand there are recognizable patterns among Earth’s cycles and systems that can be observed, described, predicted and explained with models.
Rain Gauge (pick the video you like the most)
Wind Sock Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFBXRkKD2tI (different wind socks)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRsZkhyGvng (information about wind socks)